Articles in "Jewish News"

Rabbi Seth Farber Says Rabbinate Opposes Conversion Reform Bill for ‘Political Reasons’

Last week Religious Services Minister Matan Kahana submitted his draft of a conversion reform plan that would decentralize authority over ...

Women of the Wall Hold Rosh Chodesh Services at Kotel, Heckled by Haredi Protestors

The Women of the Wall held a prayer service at the Western Wall Plaza, the Kotel, Friday morning in celebration of Rosh Chodesh, the minor ...

PM Bennett Asks MK Kariv to Cancel Kotel Visit Friday for Fear of Violence

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has personally asked Labor MK Gilad Kariv not to attend the special services being held Friday at the Kotel, ...

Government and Police Prepare for Women of the Wall Prayers Friday, Netanyahu Declares Opposition to Progressive Services at the Wall

The Women of the Wall group intends to hold prayer services at the Western Wall Plaza on Friday in honor of the Jewish “Rosh Chodesh” ...

In First, Court Approves of Silent Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount

For the first time since Jewish prayer returned to the Temple Mount, a court approved of the phenomenon and gave it legal ...

Thousands Pack Kotel for Final Ceremony Before Yom Kippur

Slichot is a special series of prayers and supplications said every day leading up to Yom Kippur. The word means “pardon” or ...

Hasidic Jews in Jerusalem Perform Kapparot Ritual Ahead of Yom Kipur

Kapparot is a custom performed by many Jews on the eve of Yom Kipur, the Jewish Day of Atonement. This year TPS photographer Shalom Shalev ...

Minister of Religious Affairs Meets with Women Tora Scholars including Women Rabbis

Israel’s Minister of Religious Affairs, Matan Kahana and MK Nir Orbach met over the weekend with the directors and heads of halakhic ...

Jews from Small Communities in US: ‘We Long for Direct Contact with Israelis’

A special global candle lighting event hosted in Israel on Tuesday night to celebrate the 6th night of Hanukkah enabled Jews around the ...

UK’s Jenny Tonge Under Fire for Blaming ‘Pro-Israel Lobby’ of Winning Elections by ‘Lying About Jeremy Corbyn’

Baroness Jenny Tonge is facing heavy criticism after she claimed that the "pro-Israel lobby won our general election by lying about Jeremy ...